Michigan Tech News

2014 Archive

Steve Hicks and Lenora Ashford

Michigan Tech Thanks Retiring Board Members

December 19, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech's Board of Control thank retiring Board members Lenora Ashford and Steve Hicks for their contributions.

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Dale F. Elliott

Elliott, Mack to Speak at 2014 Midyear Commencement

December 18, 2014
By Kevin Hodur

The 2014 Midyear Commencement ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 20, at 10:30 a.m.. Dale F. Elliott, founder, president and CEO of FCM Advisory Group Ltd and graduating senior Melissa Mack will be the speakers.

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William Johnson and Brenda Ryan appointed to the Michigan Tech Board of Control

Governor Appoints Two New Michigan Tech Board of Control Members

December 15, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Gov. Rick Snyder has announced the appointments of Brenda Ryan of Commerce Township, and William Johnson of Newaygo to the Michigan Technological University Board of Control.  The eight-person board is the governing body of the University.

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Cutaway of a computer-modeled conformable natural gas tank under development by REL Inc.

Michigan Tech, Calumet Firm Receive $2.1 Million from Southwestern Energy Company

December 12, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Michigan Tech, REL, Inc. and Southwestern Energy Company partner to build a better natural gas tank for light trucks.

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VPA students designed 3D

2D Designs Become a 3D Reality on the Tech Trails

December 11, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Visual and Performing Arts students turn two-dimensional designs into three-dimensional "frames" for nature along the Tech Trails. 

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Biological Sciences  Professor Nancy Auer with the drifter that traveled all the way across Lake Superior.

A Drifter's Voyage across the Big Lake

December 8, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

A drifter set afloat by a scientist on the north shore of Lake Superior finds its way to the beachfront of another scientist at Michigan Tech.   

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C.K. Choi, left, and PhD candidate Shuo Wang    examine flow fields in a micro-channel, using the Nikon TI series inverted microscope.

Seeing is Believing

December 4, 2014
By Suzanne Van Dam

C.K. Choi's research is helping scientists and engineers see small things clearly. Very small things, at the nano-microscale.

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Yun Hang Hu, new AAAS Fellow.

Yun Hang Hu Elected an AAAS Fellow

December 3, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected Materials Science & Engineering Professor Yun Hang Hu a Fellow of the AAAS.

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The participants at the finish line of the recent Boston ruck march.

Passing the Baton: Michigan Tech Alumnus and the Mission of His Life

December 2, 2014
By Kevin Hodur

Captain Justin Fitch, an '05 Michigan Tech graduate, has seen his share of combat. Now, battling one final enemy, he's doing everything he can to preserve the lives of veterans from across the armed forces.

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PCMI computer science graduate student Tim Ward with members of his host community on the island nation of Vanuatu.

Michigan Tech Adds New Peace Corps Master's International Programs in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, GIS

November 20, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Michigan Tech's Peace Corps Master's International Program expands to include computer science, electrical and computer engineering and geographic information systems.

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